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Breed easy: Motion detectors aid dairy farmers

October 19, 2013 • Business


Karl Klessig holds a cow’s activity collar on his family’s farm Wednesday Aug. 28, 2013, in Cleveland, Wis. The collar carries a motion detector and microphone that picks up the sound of chewing. Data from the collar is scanned and sent to a computer when cows leave the milking parlor. Klessig and his partners use the information to determine when the cows should be bred. More farmers using these types of systems to Login to read more

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